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The People Under the Stairs
Directed by:
Wes Craven

"The People Under the Stairs" (also known as "Haus der Vergessenen, Das", "Wes Craven's The People Under the Stairs", "Casa nera, La") is a Horror/Comedy film directed by Wes Craven, released in the USA on November 01 of 1991 , starring Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer, Ving Rhames, Sean Whalen and Bill Cobbs.

In every neighborhood there is one house that adults whisper about and children cross the street to avoid.

Who directed "The People Under the Stairs":

The People Under the Stairs was directed by Wes Craven, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before The People Under the Stairs, Wes Craven had directed Shocker, released in 1989, The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988), Deadly Friend (1986), The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1985), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), and Swamp Thing (1982). Since, he directed New Nightmare, released in 1994, Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), Scream (1996), Scream 2 (1997), Music of the Heart (1999), and Scream 3 (2000).

When was "The People Under the Stairs" released:

The People Under the Stairs was initially released on Friday, November 01, 1991, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, November 01, 1991 are 29th Street (dir. George Gallo), Billy Bathgate (dir. Robert Benton), and Highlander II: The Quickening (dir. Russell Mulcahy). This was twenty-eight (28) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, December 27, 1991 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, January 15, 1992 in France; Thursday, January 09, 1992 in Germany; Friday, October 23, 1992 in Spain and on Thursday, April 09, 1992 in Australia.

What is the cast of "The People Under the Stairs":

At the casting of The People Under the Stairs we find Everett McGill, previously seen in Licence to Kill (1989) and Iguana (1988); Wendy Robie (Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)); A.J. Langer (And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1991), The Killing Box (1993)) [ more... ]

  • Sean Whalen and Bill Cobbs also worked together in That Thing You Do!, released in 1996.
  • Yan Birch and Joshua Cox have both also be seen in The Runestone, released in 1990.
  • Kelly Jo Minter and Bill Cobbs also appeared together in New Jack City, released in 1991.
  • Everett McGill and John Hostetter also appeared together in Heartbreak Ridge, released in 1986.

What is the Storyline of "The People Under the Stairs":



Poindexter Williams, known as 'Fool', is a resident of a Los Angeles ghetto. He and his family have been evicted from their apartment by their landlords, the Robesons. Leroy offers to plan a burglary of the Robesons' residence. The Robesons themselves live in a large home in a residential neighborhood with their daughter Alice.

Leroy and his associate Spenser take Fool to the house for reconnaissance, but Spenser, posing as a municipal worker, succeeds, but when the Robesons leave the home, [...]

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